[ arsh-bahn ]
/ arʃˈbɑ̃ /
noun, plural arche·bancs [arsh-bahn] /arʃˈbɑ̃/, French Furniture.
a bench or settle of the medieval and Renaissance periods, wide enough for several persons and having a seat with a chest beneath, arms at the ends, and a high back.
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